Wednesday, August 24, 2011
"Come on New York, raise your hands! This ain't f**king Jersey. Awright. Awright. Now, we've had a great summer, and we couldn't have done this without hardcore fans like you. You're the best. But, I want to send this next song out...we spent some time in South Dakota this summer...and...we met some really special people. People...our soldiers...(cheers)...that's right. F**KING USA! So this song is for the...our new special friends. I wanna send this out to Battalion...(looks offstage)...what...this is for the Battalion...uh...f**k...whatever, like 68th Battalion or something."
--Sal Scoca, Lead singer of Sweet Cyanide.
The band satisfied all my hard rock and metal needs with their not-so-short, and sometimes unintentionally hilarious set. They even pulled off what would have been a perfect cover of Alice Cooper's "Go To Hell," except the singer changed the lyrics to first person
"I'd do this...I'd do that. I can go to hell."
Why? Ask Sal Scoca.
If I saw Sweet Cyanide listed again as an opening band, I think I'd show up late, even at the risk of hearing brilliant patter.